Building your own FreeBSD USB memstick image
gjb at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jun 18 02:15:20 UTC 2011
On 6/17/11 9:22 PM, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> CC'ing Ken, Nathan, and Martin since they all have some insight to this
> Given the recent MFC of graid(8) to RELENG_8, I'd like to make my own
> FreeBSD USB memstick image but with the latest RELENG_8 kernel/world.
> For the USB memstick, I've found src/release/scripts/make-memstick.sh,
> but there's no real explanation as to what "/path/to/directory" should
> be, and that's probably because I'm not familiar with the "build a
> base system" infrastructure.
/path/to/directory should be the 'R/' directory from the 'make release'
process, a subdirectory of the CHROOTDIR target.
> Is the procedure for creating new FreeBSD memstick images documented
I'd be happy to be proven wrong, but I don't think so. The release
process for 9.x builds the memstick by default, so I'm not sure it's
worth updating the 7.x/8.x documentation for this.
Glen Barber | gjb at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD Documentation Project
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